Sharp, Sharper, Sharply, Sharpness - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Sharp, Sharper, Sharply, Sharpness

[ A-1,Adjective,G3691, oxus ]
(a) sharp" (Eng., "oxy---,)," said of a sword, Revelation 1:16; Revelation 2:12; Revelation 19:15; of a sickle, Revelation 14:14, Revelation 14:17-Revelation 14:18 (twice);
(b) of motion, "swift," Romans 3:15. See SWIFT.

[ A-2,Adjective,G5114, tomos ]
akin to temno, "to cut" [Eng., "(ana)tomy," etc.], is used metaphorically in the comparative degree, tomoteros, in Hebrews 4:12, of the Word of God.

[ B-1,Adverb,G664, apotomos ]
signifies "abruptly, curtly," lit., "in a manner that cuts" (apo, "from," temno, "to cut," hence "sharply, severely," 2 Corinthians 13:10, RV, "(that I may not... deal) sharply," AV, "(use) sharpness;" the pronoun "you" is to be understood, i.e., "that I may not use (or deal with) ... sharply;" Titus 1:13, of rebuking. Cp. apotomia, "severity."

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